A rare set to behold, this wonderful late 1930's dress and jacket, rendered in a terracotta coloured linen, and accented by swirling deep rust plastic coloured buttons, is the perfect ensemble to add to your seasonal wardrobe.
The V shaped neckline of the dress is framed by a slim shawl collar. The simple shoulder line, is accented by seams along the front of each yoke. The short length sleeves, frame the fitted cut of the bodice, which boasts detailed tiered pockets along either side of the bust-line, framing the central button fastenings, and drawing the eye to the pleats that radiate upwards from either side of the front of the waistline. The cinched in waist, is set off by a matching fabric belt, with a rust coloured buckle fastening. The elegant line of the skirt, is accented by inverted pleats along either side of the front of the skirt. The back of the bodice is accented by 5 inverted pleats that radiate up from the waistband, joining simple seams beneath the shoulder panel.
The matching jacket boasts a V shaped neckline framed by notched lapels. The simple shoulder line is accented by angled seams along each yoke. The full length sleeves, frame the elegant straight line of the jacket, which is accented by central button fastenings and large pockets, decorated with V shaped notches, along either side of the front of the hemline .
Measurements of the Dress
Armpit to Armpit: up to 38 inches
Shoulder to Hem: 45.5 inches
Shoulder to Shoulder: 14 inches
Waist: up to 31 inches
Shoulder to End of Sleeve: 11.5 inches
Hips: 40 inches
Shoulder to Waist: 15.5 inches
Measurements of the Jacket
Shoulder to Shoulder: 15 inches
Shoulder to End of Sleeve: 23 inches
Armpit to Armpit: 38 inches
Shoulder to Hem: 26 inches
Waist: up to 36 inches
Size: UK 12 US 8
Fastenings: The dress fastens down the centre front with 4 buttons and along the side seam with 7.5 inch metal zip. The jacket fastens with 3 buttons.
Condition: This dress and jacket set is in perfect vintage condition. Please refer to the photographs, as they form part of the condition report.
Washing instructions: This garment should be dry cleaned or hand washed in cool water.
Vintage garments have been previously worn and lovingly cared for, they may however have a blemish or two. Here at Willow Hilson, we try our very best to note all the details of each garment, although we may sometimes overlook things, which we do apologise for. Please do not expect perfection, unless stated so.
Please make sure you check all the measurements of the garment before purchasing. Vintage garment sizes are not the same as those of today. To ensure the best fit, we suggest you measure you favourite similar style garment and compare it to the measurements we have listed.